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and made it safely to shore. >>> chevron is on the agenda when the richmond city council meets tonight expected to approve a resolution to be sure the oil company uses the highest standards and the best technology when it repairs the refinery that burned two months ago this past august. the council is also expected to urge chevron to invest in research and office space in richmond's marina bay district. >>> an east bay fire district is hiring a federal grant of $8 million enabling the east contra costa fire district to rehire laid-off firefighters and even add more staff. the district plans to fill 15 firefighting positions it eliminated over the summer and will hire a dozen more. the fire chief is searching for qualified applicants and three fire stations that had to close will now get to reopen. >>> police in hong kong say six crewmembers from two boats are being detained after a collision that killed 37 people. a ferry collided last night with a boat taking utility company workers and their families to victoria harbor for a fireworks show. more than 100 people were sent to hospitals
refineries right now. the chevron refinery in richmond. it is still recovering from that fire in the month of august. that power outage at the exxon/mobile and maintenance at phillips '66. all have slowed down production. >> any time that there is a procession of slowing production will see an increase in prices. >> ganassi those decreases -- cannot expect those decreases soon. >> this could stay into effect for the next couple of weeks. >> what is also frustrating is that these prices are still what summer prices usually are. and the san francisco, kron 4. >> we will be following the gas price story throughout this morning. and let us talk about something more pleasant with the script forecast. janu? >> good morning. and i think that we have a decent forecast. and towards saturday. fleet week is coming up. the festivities in san francisco it looks like the forecast is up about that morning fall could burn off. in time for the blue angels. however, let us also check the commute with iraq,. >> good morning, james. there are no problems on the freeways. eric utt-- >> good morning, james. and
. >> reporter: the fire-crippled richmond chevron refinery means less gas will be getting to market for months to come. and a major problematic chevron crude oil pipe loin into the bay area has been shut down. >> so when we see a disruption in the pipeline bringing crude in, that fairly quickly starts showing up in a disruption in the production at those refineries. >> reporter: plus, a power failure at a southern california exxon refinery severely hampered its production. several planned maintenance shutdowns are in the works. some refineries are cutting back on production, preparing to change over to winter gasoline blends and an improving economy means speculators know that more people are or will soon be using more fuel. >> the combination means we're pretty short on gasoline right now. and the result, of course, is prices are sky rocketing. >> reporter: the alternative to the very real possibility of $5 gas is very, very simple. import non-carb gas. >> california energy commission can allow non-carb gasoline, gasoline that doesn't meet the california standard to be sold in california. >>
oil. it's due to a slow of production in california that started with the august chevron refinery fire in richmond and peaked with more problems this week. >> gas prices have gone up crazy this week. >> in santa clara we met with the president of robinson oil which owns robin gas station sdmrs over the last week or so there's been a couple other problems. i think the most serious one was the one at the exxon mobil refinery fire in tore rens that seemed to be sort of the straw that broke the camel's back. >> some drivers have their doubts. >> some on, we've been through this before. i think that's a lot of crock, but that's just my opinion. i don't believe that. >> and all of them are hoping for some kind of relief. >> with three kids it's definitely a lot. >> tom robinson prices may continue to rise but they should start to drop once the refineries get back to their normal production levels. live in fremont, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> more de tails now on that spike in prices at the pump. here if the bay area the current gas price coming from triple a say a gallon of regular unledded 4.3
th fire at the chevron refinery it left one of our largest refineries producing at partial capacity. we have a chevron pipeline that moves crude oil and northern california that has been shut down. it is up a dollar a gallon for crude oil, that is what the cassations pay for. expect the prices to continue to raise. >> albany's police chief... >> even though the teacher has committed suicide the case will move forward. a lot of people are still angry at the police department for him being arrested. they swear the police department made a mistake when arrested james is in the psych. he is 28 and ht albany middle school for a while. he was found inside a car earlier this week. there was a note but they're not releasing what he wrote in that note. >> is 7:08 a.m. here is a i moved to new york to work in fashion. i came here with just and luckily i found an apartment just three blocks away from t.j.maxx, which was perfect because i needed everything and i still needed to make rent. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there i'm gonna score. they've got such great deal
of production in california that started with the august chevron refinery fire in richmond and peaked with more problems this week. >> gas prices have gone up crazy this week. >> reporter: in santa clara we met with the president of robinson oil which opens rotten robbie the gas station. >> over the last week there's been a couple of other problems. one of them was the refinery fire that seemed to be the straw that broke the camels back. >> reporter: some drivers have their doubts. >> come on, we've been through this before. i think that's a lot of crock but that's just my opinion. i don't believe that. >> reporter: prices may continue to rise but they should start to drop once the refineries get back to their normal production level. in fremont, i'm john sasaki. >>> more details now on the jump at gas prices at the pump. in san jose a gallon of regular unleaded is averaging $4.37. in oakland it's a little cheaper at $4.34. in san francisco drivers are paying the most at an average of $4.43 a gallon. >>> the santa clara coroner believed that a foot that washed up belonged to a missing hiker fro
in california that started with the august chevron refinery fire in richmond and peaked with more problems this week. >> gas prices have gone up crazy this week. >> reporter: in santa clara we met with the president of robinson oil which opens rotten robbie the gas station. >> over the last week there's been a couple of other problems. one of them was the refinery fire that seemed to be the straw that broke the camels back. >> reporter: some drivers have their doubts. >> come on, we've been through this before. i think that's a lot of crock but that's just my opinion. i don't believe that. >> reporter: prices may continue to rise but they should start to drop once the refineries get back to their normal production level. in fremont, i'm john sasaki. >>> more details now on the jump at gas prices at the pump. in san jose a gallon of regular unleaded is averaging $4.37. in oakland it's a little cheaper at $4.34. in san francisco drivers are paying the most at an average of $4.43 a gallon. >>> the santa clara coroner believed that a foot that washed up belonged to a missing hiker from san bru
in california paid this time last year. there is also a gas shortage at some stations. >> chevron's facility in richmond is still down from the fire in august. exxon mobil's facility now in torrance suffering through power interruptions. it's tough to find gasoline because refinery production all of a sudden is taking a big drop. >> gas prices across the east coast are hovering around $4 a gallon. right now a gallon of regular in d.c. is as low as $3.86 down five cents from yesterday. filling up in maryland is $3.70. it is $3.60 in virginia down one cent and 3.87 in west virginia which is up three cents overnight. >>> safety investigators are looking into a possible recall of some honda minivans and suvs. the national highway traffic safety administration says they've received complaints about the honda odyssey and honda pilot from model years 2003 and 2004. the cars reportedly allowed drivers to remove the key when the transmission is not in park. that can result in the car rolling away. the safety program affects more than 500,000 cars. >>> american airlines is expected to be back at full
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